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GO Mobility offering help to reach coronavirus vaccinations Image

GO Mobility offering help to reach coronavirus vaccinations

Teams from a Gloucestershire wheelchair accessible vehicle provider are helping some of the most vulnerable people in our communities reach Covid-19 vaccination hubs.

No immediate problems from border closure says retail group Image

No immediate problems from border closure says retail group

Retailers have played down fears of widespread pre-Christmas shortages due to the closure of the UK's borders, but have called on the Government and EU to find an answer quickly.

Forest MP calls for coronavirus exit strategy Image

Forest MP calls for coronavirus exit strategy

Forest of Dean MP Mark Harper has called for Parliament to be recalled to debate the latest coronavirus restrictions after the introduction.

Five new affordable homes completed in time for Christmas Image

Five new affordable homes completed in time for Christmas

Five new energy efficient homes for affordable rent and shared ownership have been completed in North Woodchester.

Electric vans now part of fleet to fix Gloucestershire streets Image

Electric vans now part of fleet to fix Gloucestershire streets

Gloucestershire County Council has unveiled three new plug-in electric highways vans, which will be used to help repair roads across the county.

Fresh appeal for witnesses after teenager stabbed Image

Fresh appeal for witnesses after teenager stabbed

Gloucestershire Constabulary are continuing to encourage witnesses to a stabbing on Ryecroft Street in Tredworth to come forward.

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile testing unit locations for December 2020 Image

Update on Gloucestershire's mobile testing unit locations for December 2020

An important part of minimising and managing any future spread of Covid-19 is the speed at which people can be tested and isolation measures put in place, should an outbreak occur.

St. Modwen breaks ground on second phase of Gloucester development Image

St. Modwen breaks ground on second phase of Gloucester development

Developers St. Modwen's have started work on the second phase of its new 58-acre industrial and logistics park in Gloucester.

Former Stroud flour mill sold at auction Image

Former Stroud flour mill sold at auction

A former flour mill in the centre of Stroud sold at auction on Wednesday, October 16.

Gloucestershire College guiding the way through training options Image

Gloucestershire College guiding the way through training options

Gloucestershire College is helping to steer people through the maze of training options available with a guide to its services and apprenticeship courses.

Business calls for support beyond furlough extension Image

Business calls for support beyond furlough extension

Chancellor Rishi Sunak predicted extended the furlough scheme by a further month would provide "certainty for millions" but business leaders warned more support packages will be needed heading into 2021.

ISD Solutions provides fast-track firewall at the new UK vaccines centre Image

ISD Solutions provides fast-track firewall at the new UK vaccines centre

Gloucester-based fire safety construction specialists ISD Solutions are delivering a fast-track firewall element at the UK's new Vaccines Manufacturing and Innovation Centre (VMIC).

Cheltenham solicitors' corporate team completes 13 deals and a takeover in the final quarter Image

Cheltenham solicitors' corporate team completes 13 deals and a takeover in the final quarter

Cheltenham-based BPE Solicitors' corporate team is celebrating finishing 2020 with a strong final quarter.

Lister and FGR working together to make matchdays safe Image

Lister and FGR working together to make matchdays safe

Lister Unified Communications has extended its partnership with Forest Green Rovers to provide the club with a range of communications solutions.

Gloucester company delivers Christmas every day Image

Gloucester company delivers Christmas every day

A Gloucester-based company, BiGDUG, is delivering Christmas to local families every day throughout advent.

Five sheds broken into in Chipping Campden Image

Five sheds broken into in Chipping Campden

Police are appealing for information after five sheds were broken into.

Councils agree £15m for Gloucestershire Airport runways Image

Councils agree £15m for Gloucestershire Airport runways

Gloucestershire Airport will undertake runway improvement work after securing up to £15million funding from the two councils which own it.

Gloucestershire stays under tier two restrictions Image

Gloucestershire stays under tier two restrictions

Gloucestershire will remain in tier two of the Government's coronavirus restrictions despite a rise in infection rates.

Cheltenham trade union treasurer stole more than £4,000 hardship grant Image

Cheltenham trade union treasurer stole more than £4,000 hardship grant

A treasurer callously stole a hardship grant for the family of a young member.

Renishaw adds precision to America's Cup bid Image

Renishaw adds precision to America's Cup bid

The first skirmishes in the battle for the world sport's oldest international trophy are being fought out in Auckland with Renishaw playing a key role.

Award winning actress presents BBC charity appeal Image

Award winning actress presents BBC charity appeal

Gloucestershire charity, Winston’s Wish, will feature on BBC One this Sunday.

Briefing ahead of King’s Quarter transformation Image

Briefing ahead of King’s Quarter transformation

Contractors interested in working on the King’s Quarter redevelopment will take part in an online briefing day next month.

Developer sells 57-home Forest of Dean modular housing scheme Image

Developer sells 57-home Forest of Dean modular housing scheme

Modular housing company ilke Homes has agreed the sale of a 57-home affordable housing scheme in the Forest of Dean.

Covid rules prompt launch of Gloucestershire rugby competition Image

Covid rules prompt launch of Gloucestershire rugby competition

It has been a rough year for Gloucestershire's grass roots sports with the county's rugby clubs forced to adapt - but a solution has been found with the launch of a new competition.

Man served with Gloucestershire Constabulary's first Stalking Protection Order Image

Man served with Gloucestershire Constabulary's first Stalking Protection Order

A man has been served with Gloucestershire Constabulary's first Stalking Protection Order under section 9 of the Stalking Protection Act 2019.

Big businesses give food, tech and care essentials in South West  Image

Big businesses give food, tech and care essentials in South West

A charity set up by The Prince of Wales has got businesses to help more than 86,7000 people in the South West this year.

Debenhams starts closing down sale Image

Debenhams starts closing down sale

In a sad day for Gloucester, Debenhams has launched its closing down sale online and in stores.

Stroud's Vue Cinema reopens in time for Christmas Image

Stroud's Vue Cinema reopens in time for Christmas

Vue Cinema at Five Valleys Shopping Centre in Stroud has now reopened and is showing a selection of festive film screenings as well as an exciting film exclusive.

Cheltenham officers appeal for witnesses of arson Image

Cheltenham officers appeal for witnesses of arson

Local officers are appealing for witnesses following an incident of arson in Bishops Cleeve, Cheltenham.

Moreton-in-Marsh brownfield development welcomed by MP Image

Moreton-in-Marsh brownfield development welcomed by MP

Construction firm Deeley Group has been welcomed back into a Cotswold town - by the local MP and house hunters - more than 35 years after it last worked there.

EDF makes £6m payment for breach of reporting rules Image

EDF makes £6m payment for breach of reporting rules

EDF Energy has agreed to pay £6million for breaching roles concerning how it reported its power plant availability.

Founder to remain in top job with Superdry Image

Founder to remain in top job with Superdry

Co-founder Julian Dunkerton has been confirmed as the permanent chief executive officer of Superdry amid the latest changes at the fashion retailer.

School childrens' cards and letters bring Christmas cheer to the elderly Image

School childrens' cards and letters bring Christmas cheer to the elderly

After the challenges of lockdown and the loneliness and isolation it has caused, Abbeymead Primary School and Haresfield Primary School are keen to give back to the elderly in the community this Christmas.

Profits soar at Dixons Carphone Image

Profits soar at Dixons Carphone

Electrical retailer Dixons Carphone has seen a big rise in first half profit, with its strong online performance more than offsetting the forced closure of stores during Covid-19 lockdowns.

Travis Perkins to return government funds Image

Travis Perkins to return government funds

Travis Perkins is set to return business rates relief and job retention scheme money for its Wickes and Toolstation stores.

Jockey caught speeding in the Cotswolds Image

Jockey caught speeding in the Cotswolds

A National Hunt jockey has been banned from driving for a week and ordered to pay more than £500 in fines after he was caught speeding in the Cotswolds.

Moss Bros CVA given the go-ahead Image

Moss Bros CVA given the go-ahead

More than 80 per cent of creditors of formal menswear retailer Moss Bros have voted in favour of launching a CVA in a bid to secure rent reductions .

Gloucester man named 'Van Driver of the Year' Image

Gloucester man named 'Van Driver of the Year'

A Gloucestershire based van driver has beat off tough competition from employees across over 100 other depots, to be crowned "Van Driver of the Year".

Steam into the New Year on the GWSR Image

Steam into the New Year on the GWSR

There is plenty of opportunity to enjoy a steam-hauled journey through the winter Cotswolds wonderland between December 27 and January 3, 2021.

Trust going the extra mile to complete canal project Image

Trust going the extra mile to complete canal project

The first stage of Cotswold Canals Trust's ambitious project to fill a "missing mile" and link up Gloucestershire's canal network has been completed.

Punchline Friday Business Briefing - Festive line-up revealed Image

Punchline Friday Business Briefing - Festive line-up revealed

The festive season is just around the corner and the final Friday Business Briefing panel will meet to reflect for the final time ahead of Christmas.

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